Apprentice Plumbing and Heating Engineer - Citrus Integrated - REF: K024

Citrus Integrated are a specialist service provider of mechanical & electrical installations, design, maintenance, fire alarms, emergency lighting, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, electric vehicle charging, CCTV, door access and warden call and much more.
They are proud to be based within Knowsley and deliver services throughout the northwest and nationally.
Citrus Integrated deliver services to various sectors such as retail, commercial, public, private construction, education and care.
They offer a variety of services to these sectors such as planned maintenance, reactive repairs, programmed upgrades as well as high profile projects.

Key responsibilities for the role

  • Learn daily from qualified engineers
  • Attend college one day per week
  • Be able to complete plumbing/gas framework
  • Work as part of a large team on site
  • Work independently with supervision 

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to listen to instruction
  • Good mechanical reasoning/understanding
  • Maths, English AT GRADE C/4 ABOVE and Computer literate
 

Location: Prescot
Contracted hours: 40
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage

How to apply: 
1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: Thursday 11 July 2019

Top tips for filling in the application form:

  • Research the employer offering the job. Find out what they do and what the job involves.
  • Show the employer you understand their business by referring to them in your application, for example: "I am interested in developing skills in building maintenance and noticed you were successful in winning a large contract to maintain houses for a large housing association."
  • Always read the job description for the job you are applying for before you start to complete the application form to make sure the information you include is relevant to the job.
  • Before you start filling in your form, always check the instructions for filling in the application form.
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  • Prepare a draft of the application form before transferring the information to the actual form. If you’re filling it in by hand, make sure you don’t make mistakes on the original form for the employer.
  • Make sure any writing is neat and easy to read, and check your spelling.
  • Answer all questions and fill in all the boxes/spaces.
  • If there are gaps in your employment history, say what you were doing during that time. If you've have never had a job, you could include examples such as voluntary work, or involvement with outside clubs or organisations.
  • Make sure you sell your skills; this could also include things you have developed outside work such as interests and hobbies. This is an opportunity for you to promote yourself to the employer and is your opportunity to explain to the employer why they should employ you!
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  • Ask a friend or relative to check your application form before you send it.

If you would like support completing your application form, please email theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk with the subject heading 'Application Support’